Dr. Bessell is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a US Navy veteran and has practiced consultative optometry for over 25 years. He specializes in medical optometry, surgical co-management and all aspects of general optometry. Dr. Bessell has over 20 years experience diagnosing, managing and treating conditions and disease of the human eye and visual system. He has provided approximately 20,000 patients with pre- and post- operative care for cataracts, glaucoma and laser refractive services. Dr. Bessell and Dr. Dave' have been professional colleagues for nearly 20 years. Dr. Bessell has returned to the Richmond area to be closer to his children and grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing racquetball and traveling. Dr. Bessell is active in many civic associations and is a member of various professional associations.
No Stitch Cataract Surgery
Endoscopic Eye Surgery
Premium Lens Implants
Laser Vision Correction (lasik, PRK)
Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
Diabetic Eye Disease
Akshay V. Davé M.D.
Dr. Davé was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received early acceptance into Johns Hopkins University where he enrolled in biomedical engineering. He graduated early from Hopkins and received a President's Scholarship to Baylor College of Medicine. Throughout his education he has been involved in basic science and clinical research as well as charitable work. He joined Dominion Eye Associates with Dr. Stephen Volk in 2000. In 2006, Pope Benedict XVI blessed Dr. Davé for his charitable work.